1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at church in Vestavia Hills | News


Multiple people have been shot at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills.

Vestavia Hills Police confirmed three people were shot Thursday at the church. Two of the victims are being treated at a local hospital, but one victim died, police said.

The shooter is in custody.

The church was set to host its monthly potluck dinner Thursday evening. The potluck was set from 5–7 p.m., and police say they received the call about an active shooter at 6:22 p.m.

Multiple police and fire departments responded to the call, and some are continuing to assist in the investigation.

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